The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 43 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 0.60% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.30% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £625 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.88% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-52.30% -46.93%
HTTP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.53% 18.20% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 45
Median daily rate £413 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £245 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 18
Median hourly rate £39.75 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.90% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £20.50 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Travis CI
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Jetty
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) 802.15
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft